March 8, 2013

Stacking the Shelves #42 and The Sunday Post

Welcome to our Stacking the Shelves and Showcase Sunday post!
Stacking The Shelves is hosted by Tynga over at Tynga’s Reviews
and The Sunday Post is hosted by Kim over at
Kimba The Caffeinated Book Reviewer,
where we showcase the books we got for the week
and recap what happened on the blog this week!

Head on over for more details on how to join!

What we got this week …

STS 42

For Review:

The Rules Game

ARC – The Rules (Project Paper Doll, #1) by Stacey Kade
ARC – Game (Jasper Dent, #2) by Barry Lyga

(Thank you HBG Canada!!)

This is What Happy Looks Like Icons

ARC – This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith
ARC – Icons (Icons #1) by Margaret Stohl

(Thank you HBG Canada!)

Thousand Words Truth or Dare

ARC – Thousand Words by Jennifer Brown
ARC – Truth or Dare (Truth or Dare, #1) by Jacqueline Green

(Thank you HBG Canada!)

The Originals Dracula

ARC – The Originals by Cat Patrick
(Thank you HBG Canada!)

ARC – Who Was Dracula?: Bram Stoker’s Trail of Blood by Jim Steinmeyer
(Thank you PenguinUSA)

The Runaway King

Finished Copy – The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy, #2) 
by Jennifer A. Nielsen

(Thank you Scholastic Canada!)
I’ve already read this one and loved it so much!! Review to come.


ARC – If He Had Been With Me by Laura Nowlin
(Thank you Sourcebooks!)

ARC – The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry
(Thank you Macmillan!)

The Watcher  by Lisa Voisin – For upcoming Tour

Thank you Lisa <3

What happened on the blog this week!
(Click on the link for the post!)


Review of Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger


Cover Reveal: Descendant by Nichole Giles
Cover Reveal: An Endless Summer by C.J. Duggan
March 2013 No Strings Attached Giveaway Hop
Blog Tour: Grand Theft Magic by Richard Blunt – Guest Post and G!veaway


Cover Reveal: The Liberator (Dante Walker) by Victoria Scott
Cover Reveal: Game. Set. Match. by Jennifer Iacopelli with G!veaway
Death and Kisses by Clover Autrey – Win $100 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal CashBookBlast
Blog Tour: Farsighted & Open Heart by Emlyn Chand – Review and G!veaway
Blog Tour: The Ferryman & the Flame by Rhiannon Paille – Review of Justice with G!veaway


Blog Tour: The Cirque by Ryann Kerekes – Excerpt with G!veaway


Transcend Time Book Blitz – Guest Post with G!veaway
Review of Dualed by Elsie Chapman


Cover Reveal: Hell’s Hollow by Summer Stone
Blog Tour: Strands of Bronze and Gold by Jane Nickerson – Review, Interview, and G!veaway


Stacking the Shelves #42 and The Sunday Post
Review of Blind Spot by Laura Ellen

What goodies did you get this week?
Feel free to leave a link to your post in the comments!
Happy Reading!


  1. Juhina

    oh wow awesome book haul!! I am currently reading this is what happy looks like and it is really good!!
    Can’t wait to pick up Truth or Dare!

    – Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

  2. You got some interesting books. I’m looking forward to your reviews of The Runaway King and the Dracula book.

  3. Grace Fonseca

    Very nice. You got Icons. I feel very jealous of that one. Nice.


  4. Nice haul. This Is What Happy Looks Like and Icons are two books I want to read one day. Some of the others you got look good as well.

  5. WOW. I wouldn’t know where to start but Thousand Words by Jennifer Brown sounds so good.

  6. Chrissi

    Wow! Some really impressive books in your haul this week. I really want to read This Is What Happy Looks Like. I think Rules looks really good too. Hope you enjoy your books!

  7. Natalie Aguirre

    Awesome that you got Icons. I really wanat to read it. And I’d love a finished copy of The False Prince. I got an electronic ARC. It’s fantastic!

  8. Danielle

    Oh wow, amazing haul. So jealous of Icons, Can’t wait to hear what it’s like!

  9. Sugar & Snark

    The Rules looks so good! Enjoy :)

    Sugar & Snark

  10. Thanks for stopping by my STS! Wow you got some good ones! I have The Rules too and I really want to read This Is What Happy Looks Like. Enjoy all of your books!

  11. Sara

    I really love the cover for If He Had Been With Me. It’s gorgeous! I also am curious about April Henry’s new one. I enjoyed Girl Stolen a lot.

    I hope you enjoy all the books you got.

    Happy Reading,

    Sara @ That’s an amazing haul you’ve got there. I hope you enjoy all your books. Happy Reading,

    Sara @ Just Another Story

  12. Maria @ Fantasy's Ink

    I’m really excited to start the Runaway King. Who Was Dracula?: Bram Stoker’s Trail of Blood looks really good and I can’t wait for my copy of Icons to arrive!

    Happy reading! :)
    Maria @ Fantasy’s Ink

  13. Helene

    Awesome haul! I can’t wait to read This Is What Happy Looks Like! I hope you enjoy your new books!

  14. Sapir

    OMG so many great books!!
    All of the books you got for review look fantastic. I’m so jealous. :X
    Enjoy your books and have a great week!!

    My STS

    Sapir @ Diary of a Wimpy Teen Girl

  15. Aman

    Awesome haul! I’m really looking forward to Truth & Dare, this is what happy looks like and if it had been you. I hope you enjoy them.
    Thanks for topping by My StS

  16. Paige

    I’m so jealous of This Is What Happy Looks Like because I loved the first book, I can’t wait to see how the story goes on :)

    My IMM

  17. Susanne

    I’m looking forward to reading Icons and The Rules sounds really good. Thanks for stopping by~

  18. Ange

    YAY for This is What Happy Looks Like, I can’t wait to read that one. Thousand Words and Truth or Dare both look like good books. Enjoy all of your wonderful books and thanks for stopping by my STS

  19. Lauren

    Awesome haul! So many of those books I’m dying for the release dates: Icons, Thousand Words, Truth or Dare, The Originals. I cannot wait for your reviews! I hope you enjoy all of them :D

    Thanks for stopping by my post!
    Lauren @ Lose Time Reading

  20. I really want to read This is What Happy Looks Like. It sounds like a really good book. And I have The Watcher for review, too!

    Thanks for stopping by my StS post!

    ~Merin @ Read and Reviewed~

  21. Jennifer Bielman

    Wow, so many great books. I hope you love them all. I wasn’t too thrilled with The Watcher.

  22. Richa

    Ohh I’ve been wanting to read Truth or Dare! Hope you enjoy it :D
    You got so many books this week! Happy reading, and thanks for stopping by :)

  23. I’m so anxious to read This is What Happy Looks Like. After reading The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight and loving it to pieces I knew I just HAD to get this book too. I’m eager to see what you think of it! Hope you enjoy all of your goodies this week! :)

  24. Elisa

    Wow, awesome haul! I really want to read Icon and The Rules, I’ll for your review of them.
    I hope you’ll enjoy your new books. Happy reading and thanks for stopping by my blog! =D

  25. Aw, so many good titles here! I can’t wait to read This is What Happy Looks Like – this cover is going to be one of my faves for this year!
    Icons looks and sounds great! So does Truth or Dare!
    Enjoy all your new reads :)

  26. Rebecca

    I am SO jealous of your copy of Game by Barry Lyga – I Hunt Killers was so good, and I have to wait another month. :/

    This Is What Happy Looks Like looks so cute!

    Great haul. :)

  27. Wow, you got so many good books this week! I am especially jealous of the ARC of This is What Happy Looks Like and The Rules! Truth or Dare seems really interesting :)
    Stacking the Shelves

  28. WOW. That is a MASSIVE haul! I’ve heard good things about The False Prince/The Runaway King, so I’m going to have to read that at some point. Enjoy your books!

  29. Maria

    I want GAME!!!

  30. Maria

    I want GAME!!!

    my STS

  31. Crystal

    Awesome haul! I am dying to read Icons and Rules! I hope you enjoy all your books!

  32. Jessica

    Looks like some great reads! I really want to check out The Rules when it comes out!

    My STS


  33. laura

    The Rules looks amazing as do all the other great books you have recieved. Enjoy :)

    My Stacking the Shelves

  34. That is a great haul. I can’t wait for Icons and Truth or Dare. Happy reading.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever’s Sunday Post

  35. kimbacaffeinate

    If he had been with me looks creepy, enjoy all your new books! The Sunday Post

  36. Dani C

    What a lovely recap for the week! So many great books there. Happy Reading!!! My Sunday Edition @ Paulette’s Papers

  37. I just read This is What Happy Looks Like. I liked it. Jennifer E. Smith is an interesting storyteller.

  38. *gasp* You have The Originals! Oh I can’t wait to get a copy of that! I just adore Cat Patrick’s writing!

    I’m looking forward to The Rules. I got it from Netgalley but I hadn’t picked it up yet. I have high hopes for that one. *cross fingers*

    Happy reading! Thanks for stopping by!

    Janus @ The Blair Book Project

  39. This Is What Happy Looks Like just looks adorable, hope you enjoy it :) Happy reading!

  40. Carmen B.

    Awesome haul this week! Project Paper Doll is high up on my list of upcoming books I really want to read! And Icons sounds great as well – I’m curious about Stohl’s non-Beautiful Creature books!
    I remember The Watcher from the trailer reveal and wish I’d have had the time to be on the tour, it sounds so great! Looking forward to your review :)
    Thanks for stopping by this weekend, and sorry I didn’t get back to you earlier!

  41. Kate

    I AM FOREVER JEALOUS <3 I want Icons please HAHA

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